OFFICE OHIO PENITENTIARY,
Columbus, Ohio, June 2, 1865.
Received of Lieutenant Colonel J. H. Gardiner, commanding post, Indianapolis, Ind., the following-named prisoners, with copies of General Orders, Numbers 27, Numbers 37, and Numbers 38, to wit:
William A. Bowles, Lambdin P. Milligan, and Stephen Horsey (three).
JOHN A. PRENTICE,
WASHINGTON, D. C., June 3, 1865.
Mrs. Governor JOSEPH E. BROWN, Milledgeville, Ga.:
Released on parole. Home, I hope, by New York and Savannah, by 20th instant.*
JOSEPH E. BROWN.
The above telegram is approved.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH,
Hilton Head, S. C., June 4, 1865.
Bvt. Lieutenant Colonel B. W. THOMPSON,
Pro. Mr. General, Department of the South, Hilton Head, S. C.:
COLONEL: The major-general commanding directs that you cause the arrest of the following persons, if found within your jurisdiction, and report the fact without delay to these headquarters:
Surgeon White, C. S. Army, late surgeon in charge of prisoners at Andersonville, Ga.; Captain Wirz, C. S. Army, late commanding prison at Andersonville, Ga.; Hospital Steward Robinson, C. S. Army, late steward of prison at Andersonville, Ga; Captain Vowles, C. S. Army, late commanding prison at Millen, Ga.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
W. L. M. BURGER,
WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,
June 5, 1865.
Bvt. Major General N. A. MILES, U. S. Volunteers,
Commanding, &c., Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va.:
SIR: By direction of the Secretary of War I inclose herewith an open letter + from Ch. O'Conor, esq., of New York, dated June 2, 1865, to be delivered to Jefferson Davis. Please report its receipt.
I am, &c.,
E. D. TOWNSEND,
*For correspondence relating to arrest of Governor Brown not published in this series, see Series I, Vol. XLIX, Part II.